West Pokot County Public Service Board is an equal opportunity employer and committed to providing equal opportunity in employment, access, and the provision of all county services. This commitment applies regardless of race, color, religion, creed, sex, marital status, national origin, disability, age, on-the-job injury, or sexual orientation. Employment decisions are made without consideration of these or any other factors that employers are prohibited by law from considering
County Public Service Boards are independent constitutional bodies created pursuant to section 57 of the County Government Act No. 17 of 2012, to provide for the organization, staffing, and the functioning of the County Public Service in ways that ensure efficient, quality, productive, dynamic, professional and ethical services for the people at the County level. Further, the County Public Service Boards are expected to play an advisory role to the County Government on issues of compliance with international treaties and standards on good governance
In providing for the creation of these bodies, the constitution has set a very high threshold as the entry-level for the persons to serve as Board Members and the Secretary. Needless to say, it follows that the level of performance expected of the County Public Service Board is extremely high both professionally and in terms of values and principles as espoused in articles 10 and 232.
The County Public Service Board consists of:
i. A chairperson,
ii. A vice-chairperson,
iii. Four (4) other members, and
iv. A Secretary to the Board
Section 57 of the County Government Act empowers the Board to form a secretariat and recruit all other necessary staff. The West Pokot Public Service Board was constituted in August 2013.